An Epistemological Argument for Disjunctivism

I’ve been thinking a bit about McDowell’s epistemological argument for the disjunctive conception of experience. One reaction I’ve come across in conversation is basically that McDowell derives an implausible claim about the nature of experience from implausible claims about perceptual … Continue reading

Lewisian Humility

Rae Langton (“Elusive Knowledge of Things in Themselves,” Australasian Journal, 2004) and Jonathan Schaffer (“Quiddistic Knolwledge,” Phil. Studies, 2005) have recently argued that the ‘skeptical’ thesis defended by David Lewis in “Ramseyan Humility” is no different, when it comes to … Continue reading